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Electric motorcycle ( ZERO motorcycles )

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Anyone own one of these electric motorcycles?

I did a test ride on one 3 day ago.

Wow , they are fast  & very quite when  your moving along, Stealthy indeed.

A viable option as a bug out bike, in a EMP event I’m guessing the bike is toast, unless it’s stored in a EMP cage

Buying one new is out of the question, pricy like $8,000 US funds.

http://www.zeromotorcycles.com/ca/zero-fx

 

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Yeah I'll looked at them a few times. They don't say the battery capacity , but it plugs into a standard outlet(110vac 15 amp (Max)) and charges "overnight" ....so 8hrs(?) and that would include a full discharged battery...right? Then a few solar panels and invertor dedicated to charging it and you would have a 100km plus every few days. Yeah in a hard grid down a really must have.....

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I’ve looked at a used ZERO MX model at a motorcycle repair shop, that the owner purchased new in 2010, he’s willing to let it go for around $2500 Canadian.

I have it on hold for me, until the end of the month.

He says that it takes 3 hours for the battery to charge from almost empty to full charge. 

I did ride it , it’s not as fast as the newer 2018 models.

This used one will hit 55mph / 85kph ,still quite fast for a electric dirt bike. 

I’ve poped wheelies with it, the torque is there if needed. It was a fun ride even though it’s used.

The only maintenance is oiling  the chain & sprockets & your good to go.

 

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Purchased the Zero MX motorcycle yesterday, got 2 brand new tires installed in the deal. 

Everything for $2,000 , which is a no brainer of a deal & couldn’t pass up.

I’m very happy.

Now I need to build a EMP cage for this bike, which will be another project.

The things to do never ends. B)

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5 hours ago, wally said:

very cool....maybe a grounded metal shed for it?

 

 

That’s a thought, my son who’s studying to be a welder-inspector  plans on making a EMP cage for the bike in a couple of weeks.

I had way to much fun riding the Zero today & my son really wants it, just might give it to him as a present.

And would get a 2018 Zero FX or DS model, but the practical side of things, I can’t see my self spending $16,000-$20,000 Canadian funds. One could have a lot of ammo, stored food etc,etc for that kind of coin.

I could get a few acres of land in northern Ontario with that kind of money. 

Decisions decisions, one needs to be wise with their money & not spend it foolishly. 

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